The Politics of Business and the Business of Regulation


This conference focused on the debates about the place and efficacy of governmental regulation of business.


Conference Readings

Acton, H. B. The Morals of Markets and Related Essays. Edited by David Gordon and Jeremy Shearmur. Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, Inc., 1993.

Berle Jr., A. A., “Corporations and the modern state” In The Future of Democratic Capitalism, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1950. 35-62.

Cheung, Steven N. S. “The Contractual Nature of the Firm.” Journal of Law and Economics 26, no. 1 (April 1983): 1-21.

Coase, R. H. “The Nature of the Firm.” Economica 4, no. 16 (November 1937): 386-405.

Levi-Faur, David. “The Global Diffusion of Regulatory Capitalism.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 598 (March 2005): 12-32.

MacAvoy, Paul and Ira M. Millstein. The Recurrent Crisis in Corporate Governance. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.

Macey, Jonathan R. Corporate Governance: Promises Kept, Promises Broken. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008.

Manne, Henry G. The Collected Works of Henry G. Manne, Volumes I-III. Edited by Fred S. McChesney. Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2010.

Mises, Ludwig von. Human Action: A Treatise on Economics, Volume 2. Edited by Bettina Bien Greaves. Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, Inc., 2007.

Mülbert, Peter O. “Corporate Governance of Banks after the Financial Crisis - Theory, Evidence, Reforms.” ECGI Working Paper Series in Law 151 (2010): 1-39.

Ogus, Anthony, “Economics and the Design of Regulatory Law” In The Legal Foundations of Free Market, edited by Stephen F. Copp, 104-126. London: The Institute of Economic Affairs, 2008.